Brexit vote: UK must 'clarify' stance says European Commission

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker urges UK to "clarify its position" on Brexit as soon as possible.

VW US emissions settlement reported to cost $15bn

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

German automaker Volkswagen reportedly reaches a $15bn (£11.3bn) settlement with US car owners after the firm admitted cheating in emission tests.

Pakistan politician 'chained for years'

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Three years after he was kidnapped by militants, Ali Haider Gilani, the son of ex-Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, tells the BBC about his time in captivity.

Payout of $10,000 for Windows 10 update

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

Microsoft agrees to pay a California woman $10,000 (£7,500) after an automatic Windows 10 update leaves her computer unusable.

Euro 2016: Iceland fans react after victory over England

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Icelandic football fans cannot believe it - a 2-1 win of historic proportions knocks England out of Euro 2016.

US Supreme Court overturns ex-Virginia governor's conviction

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

The US Supreme Court unanimously overturns a conviction against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on public corruption charges

Russian 'harassment' of US diplomats on rise

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

Harassment against US diplomats by Russian security agents has been on the rise ever since sanctions were imposed two years ago, say officials.

Chinese anger over 'sex degrades girls' textbook comment

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

A sex education textbook issued to students in China describing girls who have premarital sex as "cheap" causes online anger.

Japan stocks continue to stabilise despite Brexit turmoil

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Japanese shares continue to roll back losses from Friday's sharp post-Brexit tumble, but exporters continue to suffer from the strengthening yen.

Whites and blacks in US 'disagree on racism'

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

Views on racial discrimination and race in the US differ wildly among blacks and whites, a new report from the Pew Research Center finds.

EgyptAir crash: Flight data recorder repaired - investigators

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

The damaged flight data recorder from the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month has been successfully repaired in France, Egyptian investigators say.

Strict Texas abortion law struck down

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

The US Supreme Court strikes down a 2013 Texas abortion law that imposed restrictive regulations on the procedure, in a landmark ruling.

Former Chile officer found liable for Victor Jara death

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

A Florida court finds a former officer in the Chilean army liable for the murder of the folk singer and activist Victor Jara under Pinochet.

Spaghetti western star Bud Spencer dies

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Italian actor and filmmaker Bud Spencer, who starred in a number of spaghetti westerns, dies aged 86.

'How I survived al-Qaeda kidnapping'

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

The son of a former prime minister of Pakistan has spoken to the BBC after he was kidnapped by Al Qaeda militants.

Brexit: Farage and Juncker's close encounter in Brussels

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and UKIP leader Nigel Farage greet each other warmly amidst the media scrum as the EU Parliament gathers in Brussels.

Brexit: BBC finds tension on UK streets

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

Ed Thomas reports from Leeds, where tensions over immigration are running high after the UK voted to leave the EU.

Hillary Clinton campaigns with Senator Elizabeth Warren

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

Senator Warren introduces Hillary Clinton in Cincinnati, Ohio at their first joint campaign event

Iraqi 'victory' flag is raised in Falluja

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen reports from Falluja, where the Iraqi army claims it has seized the last stronghold in the city.

How global media is reporting Brexit

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Britain's vote to leave the European Union has caused widespread dismay in the global media, with many papers warning that the future of the entire EU is at risk.